Deleting SquidGuard cache

  • I'm on all the latest versions of PFSense , Squid and SquidGuard and my disk space is as 100%. I'm trying to delete the SquidGuard Cache by using the command, rm-rf /var/squid/cache and when entered i get Permission denied. I'm logged in vis SSH using my Admin account name and password.

    Can someone tell me what permissions I need to use or how to change the permission of the files and directories in cache so that i can delete them.

  • login as 'root' on the console/ssh, not as 'admin'

  • You should shut down squid first,  then rm -r the cache dir, then run squid -z to recreate it.

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